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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-28 13:35:06

From: "Alexander Terekhov" <terekhov_at_[hidden]>

> David Abrahams wrote:
> [...]
> > > wrong. In any event, our service folks really want to see a full
> > > instead of kinda silly: "catch(const std::exception& e) { cerr <<
> > > e->what(); exit( EXIT_FAILURE ); }"-like stuff.
> >
> > OK. Sounds like the sort of thing that could be implemented at the
> > level, if only everyone would cooperate and use the facilities. Maybe
> > need a Boost error-handling library.
> Maybe. On the longer run, however, I'd really prefer that you and a
> couple of others *rethink* exception handling facilities in C++ and
> kinda fix them.

I'm sure you would. I'd prefer that you'd solve the problems of conflict in
the Middle East. Deal?

> > Sounds like with all these
> > nasty-C++-implementation-choices and thread cancellation safety issues,
> Well, I just hope that Christophe won't kill me for publishing here
> in public my reply to his private message (in reply to my other
> comp.std.c++ posting). I also hope that enough folks here will buy
> his[/IEEE] article on exception handling and optimizations -- this
> might, perhaps, kinda compensate my violation of privacy code, so
> to speak. ;-)

Sounds like it was supposed to be private and I shouldn't read it. I don't
have time to pore through this at the moment anyway, so it's an easy

           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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